The use of concentrated essential oils derived from natural sources such as plants and fruit contain chemicals giving them different properties to affect the body. This can include fighting infection, relaxation, enhancing sleep or stimulating and uplifting your mood.
Aromatherapy can be used very effectively in pregnancy and birth to aid common pregnancy symptoms, help to prepare for labour and birth, and to use following your birth to ease any pain or help with breastfeeding.
There is a variety of ways to use aromatherapy, it can be combined with massage or if preferred another method such as compress, bath or inhalation.
During the consultation we will get to know about your general health and how your pregnancy is progressing, also if there are any symptoms you are experiencing. This is important, to ensure that aromatherapy is right for you.
An individualised treatment will be discussed according to your needs and preferences to provide you with a bespoke service.
It is important to know any allergies or dislikes when it comes to the essential oils and we will ensure a blend is totally right for you before carrying out a treatment. We also will provide different options for application of the oils and advise on the use of any oils that we provide for you to take home.
Aromatherapy can have multiple benefits and is a popular choice in pregnancy however it must be ensured that the oils are of clinical grade and suitable for use in pregnancy as well as ensuring the correct dose for safety of mother and baby.
Aromatherapy treatments from £20 – Individualised aromatherapy blend following consultation with application options
For aromatherapy with massage, see options available – All massages include oils to use at home following treatment.